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CVE-2016-4448 Detail

Current Description

Format string vulnerability in libxml2 before 2.9.4 allows attackers to have unspecified impact via format string specifiers in unknown vectors.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 9.8 CRITICAL
Vector: AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 5.9
Exploitability Score: 3.9


Attack Vector (AV): Network
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): None
User Interaction (UI): None
Scope (S): Unchanged
Confidentiality (C): High
Integrity (I): High
Availability (A): High

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 10.0 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Insufficient_Info
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): Complete
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2016/Jul/msg00000.html Mailing List Release Notes
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2016/Jul/msg00001.html Mailing List Release Notes
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2016/Jul/msg00002.html Mailing List Release Notes
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2016/Jul/msg00003.html Mailing List Release Notes
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2016/Jul/msg00005.html Mailing List Release Notes
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-2957.html
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/05/25/2 Mailing List
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/bulletinjul2016-3090568.html
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/linuxbulletinjul2016-3090544.html
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/ovmbulletinjul2016-3090546.html Vendor Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/90856
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1036348
http://www.slackware.com/security/viewer.php?l=slackware-security&y=2016&m=slackware-security.404722 Third Party Advisory
http://xmlsoft.org/news.html Release Notes
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016:1292 Third Party Advisory
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1338700 Issue Tracking
https://git.gnome.org/browse/libxml2/commit/?id=4472c3a5a5b516aaf59b89be602fbce52756c3e9 Vendor Advisory
https://git.gnome.org/browse/libxml2/commit/?id=502f6a6d08b08c04b3ddfb1cd21b2f699c1b7f5b Vendor Advisory
https://h20566.www2.hpe.com/portal/site/hpsc/public/kb/docDisplay?docId=emr_na-c05194709 Third Party Advisory
https://kc.mcafee.com/corporate/index?page=content&id=SB10170
https://support.apple.com/HT206899 Release Notes
https://support.apple.com/HT206901 Release Notes
https://support.apple.com/HT206902 Release Notes
https://support.apple.com/HT206903 Release Notes
https://support.apple.com/HT206904 Release Notes
https://support.apple.com/HT206905 Release Notes
https://www.tenable.com/security/tns-2016-18

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:hp:icewall_federation_agent:3.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:xmlsoft:libxml2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Running on/with
 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:novell:suse_linux_enterprise_desktop:12.0:-:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:novell:suse_linux_enterprise_desktop:12.0:sp1:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 3 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:mageia.org:mageia:5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 4 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:watchos:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
2.2.1

Configuration 5 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:redhat:jboss_web_server:3.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 6 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x:10.9.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x:10.10.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x:10.11.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 7 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:xmlsoft:libxml2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
2.9.3

Configuration 8 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:apple:icloud_for_windows:5.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 9 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:ios:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
9.3.2

Configuration 10 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:novell:suse_linux_enterprise_server:11.0:sp2:*:*:ltss:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:novell:suse_linux_enterprise_server:11.0:sp3:*:*:ltss:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:novell:suse_linux_enterprise_server:11.0:sp4:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:novell:suse_linux_enterprise_server:12.0:-:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:novell:suse_linux_enterprise_server:12.0:sp1:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 11 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:novell:suse_manager_proxy:2.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 12 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:6.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 13 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:novell:suse_linux_enterprise_software_development_kit:11.0:sp4:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:novell:suse_linux_enterprise_software_development_kit:12.0:-:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:novell:suse_linux_enterprise_software_development_kit:12.0:sp1:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 14 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:apple:itunes:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
12.4.1
Running on/with
 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 15 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:slackware:slackware_linux:14.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:slackware:slackware_linux:14.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 16 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:oracle:vm_server:3.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:oracle:vm_server:3.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 17 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:ibm:lotus_protector_for_mail_security:2.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:ibm:lotus_protector_for_mail_security:2.8.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 18 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:novell:opensuse_leap:42.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 19 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:novell:suse_manager:2.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 20 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:hp:icewall_federation_agent:3.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:xmlsoft:libxml2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Running on/with
 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:6.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 21 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:tvos:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
9.2.1

Configuration 22 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:novell:suse_openstack_cloud:5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-4448
NVD Published Date:
06/09/2016
NVD Last Modified:
04/22/2019